Hours before undergoing surgery Argentine President Cristina Fernandez purged 36 members of the military brass in the wake of the recent dismissal of the Navy commander amid a domestic-spying scandal.
Latin American economies face a recession and a credit squeeze if Europe's debt crisis worsens, director of the IMF Western Hemisphere Department Nicolas Eyzaguirre said on Wednesday.
Researchers have discovered the world's first hybrid sharks in Australian waters, indicating that animals are adapting to climate change for survival.
Communities of species previously unknown to science have been discovered on the seafloor near Antarctica, clustered in the hot, dark environment surrounding hydrothermal vents.
Brazil announced it will continue to receive different meats from the whole territory of landlocked Paraguay with the exception of the country of San Pedro were an outbreak of foot and mouth disease was confirmed this week, the second in four months
The team from BACTEC International Ltd that will be carrying out the second phase of the demining pilot project is in the Falklands are in the Islands and will look to release significant areas of land behind the Stanley Common fence to the South-west of the capital.
Penguin News Deputy Editor John Fowler explains it from the point of view of the people that actually matter - the Islanders.
Uruguay consumer price inflation accelerated to 8.6% in 2011 from 6.93% the previous year, the government stats office, INE said on Tuesday.
Mercosur soybean production is expected to fall 2.9% after dry weather and heat damaged crops in Brazil and Paraguay and as conditions deteriorate in Argentina, Hamburg-based industry researcher Oil World said.
Argentine president Cristina Fernandez on Tuesday rested at home on the eve of scheduled surgery for thyroid cancer, less than three months after being re-elected in a landslide.